Following a decline in unit sales during 2014, Samsung is apparently reworking its smartphone strategy to better align with increasing competition in the smartphone market. One might assume that means releasing fewer smartphone models, but that doesn’t seem to be the case, at least not yet. Following the introduction of the latest Samsung Galaxy A7 smartphone today, SamMobile published images of the alleged Galaxy J1 smartphone.
Samsung may announce the phone as early as this Wednesday, SamMobile said, while also listing a few of the phone’s alleged specs. The site said the Galaxy J1 will pack a 64-bit Marvell PXA1908 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM, a 4.3-inch WVGA display, a 5-megapixel camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, 4GB of expandable storage and will ship in a variety of SKUs including models featuring support for dual-SIM LTE, dual-SIM 3G, 3G connectivity and LTE connectivity. SamMobile said the 3G variants will only ship with a VGA front-facing camera. It certainly doesn’t seem like Samsung is working to consolidate its portfolio anytime soon.
You can check out the images of the Galaxy J1 in the gallery above. We don’t know where it will launch, but this is a relatively low-end handset that will likely be targeted at emerging smartphone markets.